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Liberal Arts General Studies Schools in Pennsylvania

4,496 Liberal Arts students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In terms of popularity, Liberal Arts General Studies is the 5th most popular major in the state out of a total 328 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in Pennsylvania

Liberal Arts majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 3,401
Bachelor’s Degree 1,001
Master’s Degree 55
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 19
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 19
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 13
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a liberal arts major is more popular with women than with men.

Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in PA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of liberal arts majors in Pennsylvania is as follows:

  • Asian: 3.3%
  • Black or African American: 16.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.9%
  • White: 61.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.2%
  • Other Races: 8.4%
Liberal Arts General Studies Majors in PA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Liberal Arts General Studies Grads in Pennsylvania

4,080 people in the state and 183,750 in the nation are employed in jobs related to liberal arts.

Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs Nationwide vs. PA

Wages for Liberal Arts General Studies Jobs in Pennsylvania

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 109 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer liberal arts degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

474 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,086 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. In their early career, CCAC grads earn an average salary of $26,300.

449 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
7,310 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.36 years. The student loan default rate is 7.40% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

413 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,451 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $9,381. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

353 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,672 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 42%. Of all the students who attend this school, 86% get financial aid.

285 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,081 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 17%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

226 Degrees in Major Awarded
9,769 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 16%. 76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,314 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 22%. In their early career, Delaware County Community College grads earn an average salary of $28,700. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,931.

175 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
17,527 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $37,900 after graduation. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. The full-time teacher rate is 70%.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
4,864 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.50% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,600 after earning their degree at this institution. It takes the average student 4.35 years to graduate.

113 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,109 Total Students

76% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, LCCC grads earn an average salary of $27,500. 18 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Liberal Arts General Studies Careers in PA

Some of the careers liberal arts majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Professors 8% $0

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